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Chapter 5. How to use Menus and Shortcuts

Chapter 5. How to use Menus and Shortcuts

In this chapter

Choosing a menu command 50

Single-click, slide, single-click 50

Press, drag, let go 51

Gray vs. black commands 52

Hierarchical menus 53

Ellipses in the menus 54

Contextual menus 55

Two-button mouse 55

Keyboard shortcuts 56

Modifier keys and their symbols 56

How to use a keyboard shortcut 57

Also Try This 58

Other menus 58

Double arrows 58

Single arrows and shadows 58

Single arrows or triangles on buttons 59

Remember 60

Wherever you are on your Macintosh, you'll see a menu bar across the top of the screen, as shown below. Also shown below is a menu: When you single-click on a word in the menu bar, a list of menu commands drops down. This chapter discusses various sorts of menus, the commands, and how to use them.


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